Clean Business Awards

Clean Business Forum 

The Clean County Commission is a cosponsor of the Virginia Peninsula Clean Business Forum, along with Hampton, Newport News, and York County. Awards are presented to one local business in each of the four localities for outstanding environmental stewardship and beautification efforts on a quarterly basis.

Do you have or know of a business that has adopted green initiatives or enacted environmentally friendly business practices? Nominate the business to be recognized and share its story by completing the Clean Business Award Application.

Peninsula Clean Business Award Winners

View a photo gallery of previous winners

2023 Forth Quarter Winner

C & F Bank, Norge

James City Clean County Commission along with General Services’ Grace Boone, Andrea Case, and Bob Dittman proudly awarded C & F Bank, Norge the fourth quarter Clean Business Award. Their sustainable practices are e-statements to cut down on paper usage, a zero-waste kitchen, glass-only containers (no plastic bags here!), and bee-friendly landscaping. To learn more about the Clean Business Awards, see previous winners or nominate a local business to be recognized, visit jamescitycountyva.gov/609

CF Bank - 2023 4th Quarter Winner


Clean Business Awards Hosted By

  • First Quarter - Hosted by Hampton
  • Second Quarter - Hosted by Newport News
  • Third Quarter - Hosted by James City County
  • Fourth Quarter - Hosted by York County

Past Award Winners

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First Quarter

La Tienda. La Tienda, a direct-to-consumer ecommerce business founded in James City in 1996, was awarded the 2023 First Quarter Clean Business Award. La Tienda has a community garden on premise, where employees grow seasonal vegetables for their own use. They also recycle paper, printer/toner cartridges and over 100,000 pounds of corrugated cardboard and plastic per year!

Second Quarter

Colonial Vet Clinic. Colonial Vet Clinic was awarded the 2023 Second Quarter Clean Business Award. Their sustainable practices include recycling (aluminum, cardboard, glass, paper, plastic and printer/toner cartridges), erosion control measures and planting native plants. They are also one of our Adopt-A-Spot sponsors.

Third Quarter

The Junkluggers of Williamsburg. The Junkluggers of Williamsburg was awarded the 2023 Third Quarter Clean Business Award. They are a sustainable furniture and junk removal company that works with local charities to aid in their mission to keep reusable items out of landfills. They recycling many things including aluminum, cardboard, glass, paper, metals, tires construction and yard debris, and electronics.

Forth Quarter

C & F Bank, Norge. C & F Bank, Norge was awarded the 2023 Fourth Quarter Clean Business Award. Their sustainable practices are e-statements to cut down on paper usage, a zero-waste kitchen, glass-only containers (no plastic bags here!), and bee-friendly landscaping.